Tide wave


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tide wave the swell of water as the tide moves. That of the ocean is called primitive; that of bays or channels derivative. See also tidal wave in the vocabulary.
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In literature:

My eyes were bent upon the wave, I cast them not aside, And thought I saw the loon's foot beneath the silver tide.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Every instant was priceless now, for dimly at the edge of their vision the front wave of the living, leaping tide could be seen.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
I heard the swish of the waves rushing up the cave, so I knew the tide was high.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
In a rapidly advancing tide every wave makes a record, which is obliterated by the next wave.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
The tide is rising fast; the sea dashes, in higher and higher waves, on the narrowing beach.
"Rambles Beyond Railways;" by Wilkie Collins
The sweet tide surged backward, beat in a wave of faintness upon her heart.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
Here the varying tides rush angrily, lashed by the bulk of waves behind.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Along the edges of the tide it was ground to a bitter slush by the perpetual churning of the waves.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Pounding waves and the shifting sands of high tide had obliterated all trace.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
We see the waves, but the tide moves on imperceptibly.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root

In poetry:

To battle with the rolling tide,
That hurries onward men,
And raise his head above the waves,
That come and go again.
"Ode To Man" by Thomas Frederick Young
There, with a mother's harmless pride,
Admires them sport the waves among:
Now lay their ivory limbs along
The buoyant bosom of the tide.
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Let not the water-floods o'erpow'r —
Let not the pit my soul devour —
Let not the loud-resounding tide,
Beneath its waves, thy servant hide!
"Part Of The Sixty-Ninth Psalm" by Rees Prichard
So in the tide of life that carries me
From where thy true heart dwells,
Waves of my thoughts and memories turn to thee
With lessening farewells;
"Regrets" by Alice Meynell
Waves of one tide, this people be! and flow
Straight shoreward to Thy will.
White as a dove, upon them, now descend
Thy Spirit, strong and still.
"Hymn" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
There, o'er the tide, her kindred sleep,
And she would sleep beside them--
It may not be! for the sea is deep,
And the waves--the waves divide them!
"A Burial At Sea" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich

In news:

The tide was in,and the rocks provide some good wave action.
High tide, high waves at Oak Street Beach.
Surf trips are always tricky, as there are a lot of different variables that have to come together in order to create those magical waves we all daydream about: Swell, wind, weather, and tide are just the beginning.
That argues not only for dumping Obama but also for rolling back the tide of which Obama is merely the most destructive wave.
Waves battered Squantum Point Park in Quincy Monday, Oct 29 as the high tide surged due to Hurricane Sandy.
Seasonal high tide and rain systems exacerbated by windy conditions and wave action may increase tides one to two feet.
But it is the time of year when visitors to the Pacific Ocean coast need to be very aware of the ocean, tides, currents and wave action.
After a wave of catalytic converter thefts rolled through the Sonoma Valley for two consecutive weekends, the tide appears to have turned, at least for now.
Law-enforcement officials across thenation have been left baffled by a crime wave targeting an unlikely item — Tide laundry detergent .
Waves wash over the sea wall near high tide at Battery Park in New York, Oct 29, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Across the Northeast a rising tide is sending violent waves crashing down on coastal communities as Hurricane Sandy pushes closer towards shore.
With Hurricane Sandy still hundreds of miles south of the Vineyard Monday afternoon, the Island was feeling its blast with many roads underwater from extreme high tides and huge ocean waves pounding the shoreline.
Problem was, if you care about the quality of the wave, it was a full- moon high tide.
Waves from Sandy hit the pier during the high tide of Oct 28, when they washed out several sections of the pier 's wooden deck planks, parts of the railing and utility lines.
There's also a long line of cars full of people wanting to see the waves, and high tides.

In science:

Then, from eq. 2 we conclude that such visits produce land tides of h ≥ 125 m and ocean tidal waves which can reach 1km height.
Tidal Effects of Passing Planets and Mass Extinctions
The Kelvin waves are in fact easily observed, since the currents generated by tides are influenced by the Coriolis force and give rise to them.
Coriolis force in Geophysics: an elementary introduction and examples